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Westfield Child Center

470 Torrey Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Phone:
(508) 588-0100

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

From the Director:

Westfield Child Center is a non-profit child care center accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, NAEYC, offering quality care for ages 4 weeks through 14 years. Open year-round, we strive to help all children excel to their maximum potential while providing a safe and fun learning environment. At Westfield Child Center, we take pride in providing our students with a quality education and helping them become successful individuals.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language      
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

From the Director:

It is the mission of Westfield Child Center to develop, implement, and maintain an environment that is rich in social, behavioral, creative, and academic development. We aim to provide a safe, loving, nurturing, and supportive atmosphere for the children, families, and staff. We strive to build a sense of belonging while respecting each other's individuality, diversity, and uniqueness. We encourage all of the children, families, and staff who walk through our doors to work as a team. We believe that teamwork makes the future brighter.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Our teachers have been trained in early childhood development and have many years of successful experience. Our pre-kindergarten teachers hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree. In addition, all staff members are required to continue their education on an ongoing basis by participating in early childhood workshops and/or college courses. Every staff member is certified in CPR and First Aid.


Day in the Life

General School Mission

"It is the mission of Westfield Child Center to develop, implement, and maintain an environment that is rich in social, behavioral, creative, and academic development. We aim to provide a safe, loving, nurturing, and supportive atmosphere for the children, families, and staff. We strive to build a sense of belonging while respecting each other's individuality, diversity, and uniqueness. We encourage all of the children, families, and staff who walk through our doors to work as a team. We believe that teamwork makes the future brighter"
Excerpted from the preschool's website